7 days in Kerala Itinerary

7 days in Kerala Itinerary

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7 days in Kerala Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Kochi (Cochin)
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Kovalam
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
3
Thekkady
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Munnar
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Indore

2
nights
Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi (Cochin) ©
A flourishing port city and magnet for the spice trade since the 15th century, Kochi (Cochin) proudly bears its distinct international influence and local Keralan culture.
On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marari Beach, view the masterpieces at Kashi Art Gallery, and then admire the landmark architecture of Kerala Folklore Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kochi (Cochin) trip itinerary maker website .

Indore to Kochi (Cochin) is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Indore in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kochi (Cochin), with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kovalam.

Things to do in Kochi (Cochin)

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Marari Beach
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Chottanikkara Devi Temple ©
Chottanikkara Devi Temple
Marari Beach ©
Marari Beach
Paradesi Synagogue ©
Paradesi Synagogue

1
night
Kovalam

Kovalam ©
Famous for the groves of coconut trees from which it takes its name, Kovalam offers a long, white sandy beach on the Arabian Sea.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sreekandeswaram Mahadeva Temple, then admire the striking features of Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, then kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Kovalam Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Kochi (Cochin) to Kovalam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Thekkady.

Things to do in Kovalam

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

2
nights
Thekkady

Thekkady ©
Centered on an artificial lake, Thekkady provides a sanctuary to a diverse set of animals and plant species.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Abraham's Spice Garden, identify plant and animal life at Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Periyar Tiger Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourde's Roman Catholic Latin Church. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Junction, then examine the collection at Angadipetty -Kerala Ayurveda Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Green Park Ayurvedic & Spices Plantation.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Kovalam to Thekkady takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munnar.

Things to do in Thekkady

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Periyar Tiger Reserve ©
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Elephant Junction ©
Elephant Junction

1
night
Munnar

Sitting at the point where three mountain rivers meet, the hill station of Munnar has become known as a tea-growing center in the south of the country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stop by Tata Tea Outlet, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then examine the collection at Tea Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munnar trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Thekkady to Munnar by car takes about 3 hours. In January in Munnar, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munnar

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Climbing Tours
Tea Museum ©
Tea Museum

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